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Ryan Lehning

Director of International,
Sound Exchange
Washington, DC, USA
Ryan Lehning is Director of International at SoundExchange, responsible for coordinating all aspects of SoundExchange’s international activities on behalf of the company’s member artists and labels. Prior to focusing exclusively on international efforts, Ryan was Senior Counsel at SoundExchange where, in addition to addressing international transactions, he also provided general corporate and copyright legal counsel. Before becoming a part of SoundExchange's legal team, Ryan served as counsel with SONY BMG Music Entertainment in New York. There, he gained experience handling copyright, trademark, e-commerce, new media, and other intellectual property matters. Prior to SONY BMG, Ryan was an associate in the law firm of Smith & Metalitz LLP in Washington DC where his practice focused on domestic and international copyright matters for a diverse portfolio of clients in the music, film, television, software, and book publishing industries. In addition, Ryan served as counsel for the Coalition on Online Accountability, a group working to ensure the enforcement of copyright protection in the online world. Ryan is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center (2002) and Belmont University (1997).
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